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The Arts Centre Sculpture Festival 2022

3 Sep 2022 to 16 Sep 2022
Saturday 3 - Friday 16 September, daily 10am-5pm
Showcasing around 40 NZ artists, 200+ works for sale and an opening weekend full of artist talks, demonstrations and workshops.
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition, Workshop/Seminar
Free event. Artist demonstration/workshop $10-15
The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora
2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013


Delve into a world of unique, surprising and inspired artworks for sale, curated by Koji Miyazaki.

Support emerging and well-known New Zealand artists in a beautiful heritage setting at Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre. With around 40 artists and over 200 works for sale including ceramics, jewellery, glass, mixed media and sculpture, the annual festival will be stunning display of creative talent.

Smaller pieces will be showcased in the Great Hall from 10am to 5pm daily between 3 - 16 September, with larger outdoor sculptures presented in the North Quad. All sales from the Sculpture Festival will benefit both the artists and Te Matatiki Toi Ora.

Opening Weekend        

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 September: During opening weekend you can view all the artworks and hear free artist talks. You can also watch an artist demonstration, or try your hand at a new skill in the creative workshops. Purchase tickets for artist workshops and demonstrations below. Prices range from $10 to $15 per person. 

View the opening weekend programme. 

The Arts Centre Sculpture Festival is supported by the Farina Thompson Charitable Trust, proudly managed by Perpetual Guardian.   

For more arts and education, visit St Margaret’s College Art Exhibition (2-4 September).

Written by

Shelley Erskine

11 Aug 2022